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ERIC Number: EJ486599
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Abstractor: N/A
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ISSN: ISSN-1068-1027
Are Merit Scholarships Threatening the Future of Private Colleges?
Riggs, Henry E.
Trusteeship, v2 n3 p6-10 May-Jun 1994
This article proposes that governing boards must carefully consider the implications of the admission and financial aid policy of awarding merit scholarships, without regard for student financial need. Such tuition discounting is seen as particularly problematic for private colleges, misleading to students, and potentially disastrous for economically disadvantaged students. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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